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Definitions of presentation

  1. a show or display; the act of presenting something to sight or view; "the presentation of new data"; "he gave the customer a demonstration" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a visual representation of something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. formally making a person known to another or to the public Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the activity of formally presenting something (as a prize or reward); "she gave the trophy but he made the presentation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal; "Cesarean sections are sometimes the result of abnormal presentations" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the act of making something publicly available; presenting news or other information by broadcasting or printing it; "he prepared his presentation carefully in advance" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. the act of presenting a proposal Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. The act of presenting, or the state of being presented; a setting forth; an offering; bestowal. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. exhibition; representation; display; appearance; semblance; show. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. That which is presented or given; a present; a gift, as, the picture was a presentation. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. The act of offering a clergyman to the bishop or ordinary for institution in a benefice; the right of presenting a clergyman. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. The particular position of the child during labor relatively to the passage though which it is to be brought forth; -- specifically designated by the part which first appears at the mouth of the uterus; as, a breech presentation. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. The act of introducing, offering, or bringing to consideration; that which is introduced or offered. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. The part of the body of the fetus which is in advance during birth. Any part may present, so that there may be an arm, hand, shoulder, foot, leg, etc., presentation, but a normal presentation is one of either pole-the vertex or the breech. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  15. Applied to appearance of portion of fetus at the os uteri. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  16. Act of presenting: a setting: representation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. The act or manner of presenting. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. Previous notion or idea. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. The act of presenting; representation; the act or right of presenting to a church living; a gift. Presentation copy, a copy of a work presented as a testimony of respect. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  20. Act of presenting; exhibition; right or act of presenting, as to a benefice or school. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  21. Presented, as a copy of a book by the author in testimony of respect or esteem. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  22. In ecclesiastical law. The act of a patron or proprietor of a living in offering or presenting a clerk to the ordinary to be instituted in the benefice. thelawdictionary.org
  23. The part of a foetus which is felt presenting, on examination per vaginam. When the head presents, and especially the vertex, or the feet, knees, or breech, the presentation is said to be natural; when any other part, preternatural; and the labour is styled perverse or preternatural, Parodyn'ia seu Dysto'cia perver'sa, Cross-birth, (F.) Accouchement contre nature. When any part besides the head, feet, knees, or breech presents, the operation of turning becomes necessary. See Parturition. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  24. Presenting; p. (gratis) copy of book &c.; exhibition, theatrical representation, &c.; formal introduction esp. at court; (Metaphys.) all the modification of consciousness directly involved in the knowing or being aware of an object in a single moment of thought, whence presentational a. [late Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  25. The appearance at the os uteri of some particular part of the body of the fetus at birth. American pocket medical dictionary.
  26. The part of the fetus that is in advance at the beginning of labor. Normally, either of the two poles, vertex or breech, presents in the os uteri; abnormally the following parts present; the arm, brow, cord, ear, face, foot, knee, pelvis, shoulder. Normal p's and most abnormal p's are longitudinal, the long axis of the child's body corresponding with the long axis of the mothers body. Occasionally the presentation. is transverse. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  27. n. Act of presenting or state of being presented ; a setting forth ; an offering ; bestowal ;-exhibition ; representation ;-act of offering a clergyman to the bishop or ordinary for institution in a benefice ;--act of appointing a clergyman to a benefice or church. Cabinet Dictionary
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